Dunkirk, Ships Engaged and Losses

 

British Ships
Total Engaged Sunk Damaged
A.A. Cruisers 1 - 1
Destroyers 39 6 19
Sloops, Corvettes and Gunboats 5 1 1
Minesweepers 36 5 7
Trawlers and Drifters 77 17 6
Special Service Vessels 3 1 -
Armed Boarding Vessels 3 1 1
Motor Torpedo Boats 4 - -
Ex-Dutch Skoots (Naval Crews) 40 4 NR
Yachts (Naval Crews) 26 3 NR
Personnel Ships 45 8 8
Hospital Carriers 8 1 3
Naval Motor-Boats 12 6 NR
Tugs 22 3 NR
Other small craft (2) 372 170 NR
Total 693 226

 

Allied Ships
Total Engaged Sunk Damaged
Warships (all types) 49 8 NR
Other ships and craft 119 9 NR
Total 168 17

 

TOTAL 861 243

 

Notes:

(1) NR - Not Recorded.

(2) Omitting ships' lifeboats and some other privately owned small craft of which no record is available.

Source: Winston Churchill. The Second World War.